News and information from Ukraine.

Shipments from Ukraine, provided by Forbes Ukraine editorial team.

As Russia’s attack on Ukraine continues and the war rages on, reliable sources of information are essential. Forbes Ukraine journalists will continue to gather information and provide updates on the situation. We will share them here as we go. Live coverage of The Forbes Ukraine website can be found here.

March 14, Monday, Day 19. By Daryna Antoniuk

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Zelensky proposes to maintain martial law in Ukraine until the end of April.

Fox News correspondent Benjamin Hall was injured in Kyiv Oblast. He is now hospitalized, but the company does not know many details about his condition. Hall’s injury comes a day after Brent Renaud, an award-winning American journalist, was killed in the Ukrainian town of Irpin.

The fourth round of talks between Ukraine and Russia will continue on March 15.

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Russian troops attacked civilians evacuated from Hostomel, Kyiv Oblast. One person was killed and one was injured.

Nine people were killed in a missile attack on a TV tower near Rivne the morning of March 14. Due to the attack, television and radio broadcasts in the Rivne region were suspended.

Russia destroyed 600 houses and 50 schools in Kharkiv since the start of the full-scale invasion. Kharkiv is under constant attack by Russian forces.

Russian forces detonated part of their ammunition stockpiles at the site of the seized Zaporizhia nuclear power plant. Its employees left the factory before the explosions. Russian troops seized the power station on March 4.

The Russian military damaged a high-voltage power line at the Chernobyl nuclear power plant one day after its restoration. This line is essential for the plant’s cooling system, allowing it to operate safely.

Economy

Ukraine will receive $200 million from the World Bank invest in social services for vulnerable people. The total amount of World Bank financial assistance to Ukraine exceeded $925 million.

The European Union has approved the fourth package of sanctions against Russia. They will target a new list of oligarchs and corporations, credit rating agencies, ban iron and steel imports, energy sector investments and luxury goods.

Ukraine’s GDP will shrink by 10% if the war ends soon, according to the International Monetary Fund. Ukraine will need around $4.8 billion in external financing this year to stay afloat. If the war continues, Ukraine could lose 25 to 35% of its GDP by the end of the year.

British fintech startup Revolut has become accessible to Ukrainians in the EU. The company has simplified the requirements for creating an account and removed a number of exchange and account replenishment fees. Revolut co-founder Vlad Yatsenko is from Ukraine, however, the company’s payment service is not available in the country.

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Earlier on March 14, Russian artillery hit a nine-storey building in the residential district of Obolonskyi in kyiv. Several lower floors of the building were badly damaged. One person was killed, 7 were injured.

Russian troops attacked a residential area in Okhtyrka, Sumy Oblast. At least 3 civilians were killed, other dead or wounded have not yet been found.

Following an airstrike by Russian aircraft on the southern port city of Mykolaiv on March 14, 1 person was killed, 5 houses were damaged.

Russian troops damaged the Rivne TV tower, cut off television and radio broadcasting.

In the eastern town of Volnovakha, Donetsk Oblast, Russian soldiers killed Pater Platona military chaplain of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church.

In the city of Berdyansk, Russian invaders arrested a priest of the Orthodox Church Oleh Nikolaiev and took him to an unknown location.

The pregnant woman, injured during a bombardment of the Mariupol maternity ward, did not survive. Her unborn child also died.

The Russian army in occupied Berdyansk arrested and kidnapped the priest of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church.

Following a missile strike on administrative buildings in Zhytomyr Oblast on March 14, four people were injured and seven buildings were destroyed.

The Russian army fired on the aircraft manufacturer Antonov in kyiv.

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Captured Russian soldiers will be punished in Ukraine or will be used for a prisoner exchangeaccording to Deputy Prime Minister Iryna Vereshchuk.

Since the start of the war, Russian troops have damaged at least 379 educational institutions, according to the Ukrainian Ministry of Education.

Economy

Ukraine suffered $120 billion in damage from Russian invasion on March 13 according to Deputy Economy Minister Denys Kudin. The losses increase every day.

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